Missouri gubernatorial election, 1960

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Missouri gubernatorial election, 1960
Missouri
← 1956 November 8, 1960 1964 →
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Nominee John M. Dalton Edward G. Farmer
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 1,095,200 792,131
Percentage 58.03% 41.97%

Governor before election

James T. Blair, Jr.
Democratic

Elected Governor

John M. Dalton
Democratic

The Missouri gubernatorial election of 1960 was Missouri's fortieth gubernatorial election. The election was held on November 8, 1960 and resulted in a victory for the Democratic nominee, Missouri Attorney General John M. Dalton, over the Republican candidate, Edward G. Farmer.

Results[edit]

1960 gubernatorial election, Missouri[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic John M. Dalton 1,095,200 58.03 +5.96
Republican Edward G. Farmer 792,131 41.97 -5.96
Majority 303,069 16.06 +11.93
Turnout 1,887,331 43.69 -2.04
Democratic hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MO Governor Race – Nov 08, 1960". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 2013-02-08.